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sharing internet: pc & mac

Discussion in 'Networking' started by angry, Jan 17, 2003.

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  1. angry

    angry Thread Starter

    Jan 17, 2003
    i am trying to share an internet connection with a mac. my pc has win98SE with a cable modem hooked up via USB port. i downloaded wingate and am trying to use NAT to get the mac to share my pc's internet. i am having no luck. this is supposed to be easy but i am lost. if anyone can help i would greatly appreciate it. here is my basic setup:

    cable modem hooked up to pc through usb - that all works fine. i have a nic card installed in the pc that should be working fine it is connected to a hub - not sure how to use wingate to utilize my nic. should i use DHCP through wingate or specify my own IP address??

    OS is 7.6.1. i have a nic on this machine hooked up to the same hub and the hub is showing a link with both the pc and the mac. i am not very familiar at all with mac networking. under my tcp/ip options i can basically manually enter an IP or use a "MacIP" server to obtain an address. which should i do?? can my pc with wingate act as a MacIP server? another thing that bothers me with my mac config is that i don't see anywhere to specify the subnet mask or the default gateway - unless mac calls these something different.

    i just want to share the internet i don't care about sharing files at this time. if anyone has any experience with this i would really appreciate the help. thanks,
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